Panel membership

The Panel comprises up to 35 members, representing a spread of expertise in takeovers, securities markets, industry and commerce. The Chairman, Deputy Chairmen and up to 20 other members are appointed by the Panel on the recommendation of its Nomination Committee. In addition, 11 members are appointed by the following major financial and business institutions:

  • The Association for Financial Markets in Europe (with separate representation also for its Corporate Finance Committee and Securities Trading Committee)
  • The Association of British Insurers
  • The Association of Investment Companies
  • The British Bankers’ Association
  • The Confederation of British Industry
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
  • The Investment Management Association
  • The National Association of Pension Funds
  • The Wealth Management Association

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The Chairman and the Deputy Chairmen are designated as members of the Panel’s Hearings Committee. Of the 20 other members appointed by the Panel, up to 12 members are designated upon appointment as members of the Code Committee and up to eight members are designated upon appointment as members of the Hearings Committee. The Panel members appointed by the bodies listed above become members of the Panel’s Hearings Committee without further designation. The Panel may appoint designated alternates for the members of the Panel appointed by it and each of the bodies listed above may appoint designated alternates for its appointees.  One designated alternate may act as a member of the Panel (or of the Hearings Committee or the Code Committee) in the relevant member’s place when he or she is unavailable.

No person who is or has been a member (or an alternate of a member) of the Code Committee may simultaneously or subsequently be a member (or an alternate of a member) of the Hearings Committee.

The current Panel members are as follows:

Member Role Appointment Alternates
Sir Gordon Langley
Chairman Appointed by the Panel
David J Challen Deputy Chairman Appointed by the Panel
Philip J Remnant

Deputy Chairman Appointed by the Panel
James D Agnew
Managing Director, Chairman of UK Corporate Broking, Deutsche Bank
Appointed by the Panel
Arthur Bailey
President, ICAEW
Appointed by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales Simon H Boadle, Giles Derry
Andrew Bell
Chief Executive Officer, Witan Investment Trust
Appointed by the Association of Investment Companies Peter Arthur, Chris Russell, David Thorp
Jonathan W Bloomer
Chairman, JLT Employee Benefit Group
Appointed by the Panel
Philip AJ Broadley Appointed by the Panel
Alistair NC Defriez
Former Managing Director, UBS
Appointed by the Panel
Guy Elliott
Senior Independent Director, SABMiller
Appointed by the Panel
David Graham
Chief Regulatory Officer and Head of Listing, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing
Appointed by the Panel
Jim Hamilton
Senior Adviser, Gleacher Shacklock
Appointed by the Association for Financial Markets in Europe representing its Securities Trading Committee Mark D Seligman
Baroness Hogg
Lead Independent Director,
HM Treasury
Appointed by the Panel Sir Brian Stewart
Tim Ingram
Chairman, Wealth Management Association
Appointed by the Wealth Management Association Sir David Howard, Andy Pomfret
Sir David Lees
Appointed by the Panel Sir Brian Stewart
Martin Mannion
Head of Trustee Services, John Lewis Partnership Pensions Trust
Appointed by the National Association of Pension Funds Paul Lee
Lord Morris of Handsworth
Former General Secretary, The Transport and General Workers’ Union
Appointed by the Panel Lord Monks
Helena Morrissey
Chairman, Investment Management Association
Appointed by the Investment Management Association James Charrington
Richard A Murley
Executive Vice Chairman, Rothschild
Appointed by the Panel
Alan D Paul
Former Partner,
Allen & Overy
Appointed by the Panel
Alan F Porter
Group Company Secretary, Prudential
Appointed by the Confederation of British Industry David Jackson, John Mills, Peter Swabey
Nigel Rich
Chairman, SEGRO
Appointed by the Panel Sir Brian Stewart
Sir Ian Robinson
Senior Independent Director, Compass Group
Appointed by the Panel Sir Brian Stewart
Joy Seppala
Chief Executive Officer, SISU Capital
Appointed by the Panel
Tidjane Thiam
Group Chief Executive, Prudential
Appointed by the Association of British Insurers Jim Stride, Robert Talbut
Mark Warham
Vice Chairman, Head of EMEA M&A, Barclays
Appointed by the Association for Financial Markets in Europe Sir Simon Robertson, Mark D Seligman
Sir Nigel Wicks
Chairman, British Bankers’ Association
Appointed by the British Bankers’ Association Chris Campbell, Kate Cheetham, Karen Fortunato, Richard Gray, Judith Shepherd
Charles G Wilkinson
Co-Head of Corporate Broking, Deutsche Bank
Appointed by the Association for Financial Markets in Europe representing its Corporate Finance Committee Mark D Seligman
Trelawny Williams
Head of Corporate Finance, Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Appointed by the Panel
 

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